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Police: Wal-Mart manager foils robbery
Police: Wal-Mart manager foils robbery
Police say three men who tried to rob Janesville Wal-Mart got cold feet and took off after a store manager unknowingly interrupted their heist early Saturday.
Janesville police host block party in Fourth Ward
Janesville police host block party in Fourth Ward
Police took over a block in the Fourth Ward area for two hours Thursday, grilling mass quantities of free hot dogs and dishing out other snacks for more than 100 people.
Elkhorn police investigating shooting
Elkhorn police investigating shooting
The Elkhorn Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent a 19-year-old man to the hospital Thursday afternoon.
Friendship man charged with sixth drunken-driving offense
Friendship man charged with sixth drunken-driving offense
A Friendship man is facing his sixth drunken-driving charge after being involved in a motorcycle accident, according to Walworth County court documents.
Man suspected of stealing from multiple cars and garages waives right to a preliminary hearing
An Edgerton man suspected of stealing from multiple cars and garages in Rock County waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Rock County Court on Wednesday.
Police: Suspect charged in Beloit man’s stabbing death
Police: Suspect charged in Beloit man’s stabbing death
A 69-year-old man has been charged with intentional homicide in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man found in a Beloit parking lot.
Illinois man facing fifth OWI charge
John M. Mitchell, 43, of Elgin, Illinois, is charged in Walworth County with fifth-offense drunken driving.
Elkhorn City Council denies sex offender's appeal to live with parents
The Elkhorn City Council voted 3-2 Monday night to deny Michael Hoffman Jr.'s request to move in with his parents at 408 Amparo St. A city ordinance prohibits sex offenders from living there.
Elkhorn City Council to hear appeal from sex offender who wants to live with his parents
Michael C. Hoffman Jr. is about to become the first person to appeal Elkhorn's ordinance restricting where registered sex offenders can live.
Police seek suspects in passing of fake checks
Police seek suspects in passing of fake checks
Police have issued warrants for two Chicago men suspected of forging and cashing fraudulent checks at a Milton bank late last year.